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Updated Jul 27, 2021

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Kearney Managing Partner and Chairman Alex Liu
Alex Liu
249 Ratings
Pros
  • "Awesome office and great people(in 76 reviews)

  • "There are many highly motivated and smart people(in 56 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours, some office politics to contend with(in 170 reviews)

  • "Working hours sometimes quite long(in 85 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee
      Featured Review

      Fantastic entrepreneurial vibe & leadership with values

      May 23, 2021 - Consultant 
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      Pros

      The entrepreneurial culture can't be beat. Collegial, non-hierarchical, and fun!

      Cons

      Don't worry about comparing ourselves to MBB.... We love Kearney for what it is

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Wonderful management consulting firm with great people and clients

      Mar 29, 2021 - Principal in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Incredible team, culture, leadership, interesting work very dynamic and inclusive

      Cons

      less brand recognition than MBB

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great but long hours

      Jul 19, 2021 - Consultant in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      accelerated promotion if that is your goal

      Cons

      can have very long hours and senior people don't do anything about it sometimes

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great firm with strong opportunities; regular challenges of consulting

      Feb 7, 2021 - Business Analyst 
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      Pros

      - Smartest and hardest working people I've worked with! - Very collaborative and down to earth co-workers - Opportunities and freedom to experiment and try out different things within the firm - I've felt like my projects have been impactful and our work really did make a significant difference for our clients

      Cons

      - Not much particular to Kearney; there are the regular challenges that exist at any top management consulting firm. Namely, the demanding hours

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to work

      Jan 11, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Compensation, benefits. Great collaborative culture. Supportive leaders. Flexibility. Interesting work and the ability to drive the direction of your career.

      Cons

      Travel and long hours can be difficult to manage - but that is expected in the industry.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great company, culture and people

      Jan 18, 2021 - Principal in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Great culture, challenging work, development opportunities, talented colleagues

      Cons

      Difficult to manage work/life balance

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Hello

      Nov 3, 2020 - Manager in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      Amazing benefits and overall good working experience.

      Cons

      could improve on management and salary.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to start career

      Sep 29, 2020 - Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - invested in my success and career development

      Cons

      - long hours - sometimes is a demanding environment

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Amazing office culture & firm changing for the better

      Sep 2, 2019 - Associate in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      New leadership driving a more competitive market presence Toronto office has one of the best cultures of all North America

      Cons

      Can be difficult to avoid procurement projects of some flavor

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great culture

      Aug 20, 2019 - Associate in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Smaller firm makes it easier to build a solid network from Partners to Juniors Toronto office has one of the best cultures across all offices in North America

      Cons

      WLB - par for the course for consulting

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